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CBS
Jul 26, 2010 4:00am EDT
through the area. sunday's weather uprooted trees and brought heavy rains in maryland, dc and virginia. montgomery county was hit hard as a tornado warning was issued for a the southeastern part of the county. thousand of people are in the dark after trees brought down power lines. pepco alone has 293,000 without power. a spokesman says there's no timetable for electricity to be restored. >>> two people are dead from the severe weather. one woman was killed when her minivan was hit by a falling tree. her mother was take on the the hospital with serious injuries. and a 6-year-old boy in sterling, virginia, died after a tree fell on top of him. obviously significant storms. do we think there is any repeat today? >> no. the weather service will send out a team and see if there was a tornado but a lot of straight line winds, 60, 70 miles an hour brought down the trees. >> unbelievable. >> let's show you the radar we had. big storms yesterday afternoon and evening. kind of wet from wet to east. didn't see much in the way of severe weather, even though they have some thunderstorms, here, dc,
CBS
Jul 15, 2010 4:00am EDT
beltway where i'm happy to report all is a go. we begin in virginia, on the outer loop in maryland, it looks like drivers are moving at speed. and we do have a downed tree to watch out for in the bethesda area. southbound 396 is closed at little falls parkway. andrea back to you. >>> the federal job fair has come to dc three times now and each time, one job seeker from baltimore has been there. as derrick mcginty tells us, all vern an hampton wants is a big break, a job in his chosen field of engineering. >> it hasn't been easy, doing applications, sending out resumes has been my story since graduating. >> reporter: it has been two years and three trips to this job fair for vernon, who like so many others, cannot find a job in his field. >> i didn't really understand how it works, trying to apply for the federal government. >> reporter: right now, he is living at home with his mom and working a a bar and restaurant. >> focus on one job. number two is to use your personal network and number three, be persistent. >> reporter: both the department of homeland security and the navy have
CBS
Jul 8, 2010 4:30am EDT
customers with disabilities visit verizon.com/fios. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >> good morning, maryland. >> don scott and marty
CBS
Jul 1, 2010 4:00am EDT
hagerstown and 71 southern maryland. a good looking day once again with low humidity levels and that will keep through friday. a little warmer on saturday. patranya bhoolsuwan, good morning. >> thank you, howard. a bad accident a start off this morning. this is in college park. 9400 block of cherry hill road is closed due to an accident investigation. watch for that. 270 southbound, some construction to watch for. route 28. and 95 northbound in virginia all lanes are clear moving up to 495. >>> massachusetts, connecticut, do you find it tough spelling the names of those states correctly. apparently so do people making bus stop signs for the district. we look at the misspellings and who's responsible. >> if you haven't checked out the sign at massachusetts and garfield. >> check this out. >> she isn't the only one getting the kick out of a misspelled street. >> oh, god. there's an extra e. >> embarrassing isn't it? >> if you are going to print a sign get a proofreader. >> i know how to spell massachusetts and i'm not american. >> metro wants us to pay more but can't spell the street correc
CBS
Jul 9, 2010 4:00am EDT
winegrad. the former maryland state senator was happy to pay his bill. his was the lowest on his annapolis, maryland block. we see how a few changes in energy consumption will make you just as excited to get your bill. >> we're not suffering at all. we use all modern conveniences but use them wisely. >> gerald can see the beauties of the bay from his window but spends much of his days in the dark and you might, too, especially when you hear about his power bill. >> our bill, as i say was $18.23 for 32 days. >> you heard him right. we looked at the bill outside. >> came out of my checkbook for 18.23. >> reporter: how did he do it? >> his drapes are closed and lined to keep the heat of the day at bay. >> the white reflects the light. this they were dark they would absorb the heat. >> he's a blanket on the heat bump. >> it provides a thick insulation around the water heater so the water stays warmer without running electricity as much. >> another thing that doesn't get much of a workout is the ac it. >> is 80 degrees an we are blocking the sun out. >> it only kicks in when it reache
CBS
Jul 16, 2010 4:30am EDT
and will this last? >>> some ties from maryland. we hear from the colleague of a man killed in uganda while working for johns hopkins. >>> also, it's going to be a scorcher today. we'll have a code red heat alert and more news and weather and the first traffic report in a few minutes. ,, [ grunting ] [ male announcer ] venus williams doesn't let sweat and odor ruin her style. [ grunting ] [ male announcer ] new tide plus febreze freshness sport. the #1 sports detergent at putting away stains... and it eliminates odors, so your style is always fresh. [ venus ] i smell victory. [ male announcer ] if it works for venus, imagine what it will do for your family's clothes. tide plus febreze freshness sport. style is an option. clean is not. daily. [ woman ] my perfect summer is having everyone over. and having money leftover. [ female announcer ] safeway lets you have it all. with thousands of everyday low prices you can always count on. and even more great deals when you use your club card. like breyers ice cream and popsicle novelties just $1.99. and safeway hot dog or hamburger bu
CBS
Jul 6, 2010 4:00am EDT
the drive moving at speed from the wilson bridge to the american legion. 270, good morning, maryland. we are moving well 121 to the split. back to you. >>> the heat wave is taking a toll on emergency responders. alex trevino talked to the dc fire department about what it is like to be on call in dangerous conditions. >> having enough cool drinking water on hand is essential under these scorching temperatures, critical for this crew of dc firefighters trying to remain hydrated as exhaustion started to kick in for some who are working a fire inside of these northwest apartments. >> we wear shorts and short sleeve shirts on normal. as soon as you put your gear on, you are just sealed up tight. >> reporter: the sun beating down, like a laser beam, surely doesn't supply any relief for fully equiped firemen rushing in the building up the stairwell they wear out easy. >> you tire out quicker. >> reporter: one of the challenges for the crew from engine 22 in the brutal heat is lugging heavy equipment up the stairs, four flights just to reach the fire. that's why the lieutenant says it is imp
CBS
Jul 13, 2010 4:30am EDT
from maryland. >>> the new iphone takes another hit. consumer reports issues their opinion. your news, weather and traffic in a couple minutes. ,,,,,,,,,,, >>> hello. it is a damp day to start. marty is over at first warning weather. >> we've had shower activity and thundershowers overnight. thunderstorms present
CBS
Jul 7, 2010 4:00am EDT
water main in potomac, maryland. tests for harmful bacteria in the water came back negative. >>> the obama administration is taking arizona to court over the tough immigration law. a lawsuit filed by the justice department says it is unconstitutional. the suit says it is up to the federal government, not states to regulate immigration. >>> we say good morning to howard bernstein. he just told me we didn't break a record and i'm happy about it. >> missed it by that much. missed it by one. baltimore got to 105 and two shy of their all-time temperature. talk about the heat advisory. it has been expanded for the shenandoah valley, parts of the eastern shore and to charlottesville. we are still in it here in washington and suburban areas and a very warm start. 83 right now at national and andrews. 75 leesburg. 73 frederick and everybody is seeing a warm morning. fredericksburg is 84 degrees still. today will warm up quickly. by 9:00 in the mid to upper 80s. upper 90s to near 100 for the lunch hour. drive home 100, 101. looking for a high around 101, maybe 102 of yesterday but tha
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 4:00am EDT
lights. remember, 29 georgia avenue river road, treat them as four- way stops. the beltway in maryland is doing fine. if you are traveling in virginia, 267, you can not access the capital beltway but there is a detour in place. i know that this because i dealt with this. on the inner and outer loop on the american legion bridge watch for roadwork on the side of the road. it all should be clearing in the next half hour or so. >>> no power means your refrigerator or freezer are out. buying ice might save what is in there but how long should you keep it? >> reporter: if you have been without power for toast at least two hours there's a good chance you need to spend some time in the kitchen cleaning out your refrigerator. two hours is the standard between your food is safe and when it is not. i'm here to walk you through the process. here's a good rule of thumb. if your freezer is partially filled like this one is you have about 24 hours before you have a problem with this food. if it is fully stocked you have 48 hours but the key is to keep the door closed and don't open it. when it comes to
CBS
Jul 22, 2010 4:00am EDT
little river. 66 you are all clear to inside the beltway and in maryland, 270. no construction or major incidents reported from 121 to the split. >>> the perception of tennis has started to change. dave owens found out about one. >> i would define it as something that has been necessary for a long period of time. >> reporter: welcome to quick start. a program designed to increase kids ' interest in the game by tayloring the game to them. >> you are able to hit high, far, deep and hard. >> reporter: here's how. larger foam balls bounce less and stay in play more. that's not all. small court, small net, small racquet. when the kids start they are given this size to control the ball easier until they graduate up to the medium size and eventually the large size. parents say it's making a difference. >> my daughter because she is 4 and under 30-pounds she doesn't need to be strong to have success. >> reporter: maybe she will be like chris brown who started with the mini racquet and looks like he will move on. >> i want to take this to the highest level i can, hopefully a professional tennis
CBS
Jul 14, 2010 4:30am EDT
the news, a maryland teen is thrust into the international spotlight after she's hit in a terrorist bomb anything uganda. >>> the marc mess here, after long day, the mta is trying to make it right with passengers and a controversial billboard compares obama to hitler. >>> more news and first warning weather and the first traffic report of the morning. [ female announcer ] welcome to busch gardens virginia, where baltimore goes to get away. maybe it's because baltimore loves the legendary coasters. or that your entire family will have fun, even the little ones. it could be that water country usa has more of the waves, slides and rides everyone wants. so plan your getaway and come play. you never know who you'll run into. get started at buschgardens.com/va. >>> hello, in 20 seconds, it will be 5:00. >> we've had a lot of weather overnight and there's an accident, maybe weather related on 95. we'll
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